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List any two reasons due to which construction of large dams is opposed.

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In recent years, construction of large dams is facing opposition due to a number of social and ecological reasons.

A large number of communities and tribes living in that particular area are displaced without proper rehabilitation. They also lose their source of livelihood and income.


Construction of dams requires an extremely large area of forest cover to be cut. Consequently, biological diversity is lost and wildlife affected.


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